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  • Kidnap & Ransom Report Q2 2024
    AKE's Quarterly Kidnap and Ransom (K&R) Report Q2 2024 contains a selection of key K&R cases, trends and analyses based on AKE’s research on...
    10 July 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 8 July 2024
    Americas: Heightened civil unrest risks amid planned fuel price hikes in Ecuador Sectors: all; transport Key Risks: traffic disruption; civil unrest; ...
    08 July 2024
  • Political Risk Report Q2 2024
    AKE’s Political Risk Report consists of six region-focused sections each of which includes a regional overview highlighting broad trends, an in-focu...
    03 July 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 1 July 2024
    Americas: Increased police presence following coup attempt in Bolivia Sectors: transport; all Key Risks: political stability; traffic disruption; civi...
    01 July 2024
  • Special Report: Foreign Agents Laws
    In recent years, "foreign agents" laws have proliferated across Europe & Eurasia, reflecting a growing trend among governments to regulate and lim...
    27 June 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 24 June 2024
    Americas: Demonstrations announced against Sao Paulo Forum in Honduras on 27-28 June Sectors: all Key Risks: traffic disruptions; civil unrest In Hond...
    24 June 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 17 June 2024
    Americas: Bolivian Chamber of Heavy Transport calls for indefinite national strike Sectors: export-oriented; logistics; all Key Risks: business disrup...
    17 June 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 10 June 2024
    Americas: Security forces targeted in IED attacks in two Colombian departments Sectors: all Key Risks: organised crime; violent crime In Colombia, on ...
    10 June 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 3 June 2024
    Americas: Insurance company Sura withdraws from Colombia’s health system Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest In Colombia, on 28 May domestic-owned ...
    03 June 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 28 May 2024
    Americas: General Confederation of Workers of Peru calls for nationwide demonstrations Sectors: all Key Risks:  civil unrest; business disruption In ...
    28 May 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 20 May 2024
    Americas: Electoral violence leaves at least 14 killed in Mexico’s Chiapas state Sectors: all Key Risks: political violence In Mexico, on 13 and 16 ...
    20 May 2024
  • Ones to Watch, 13 May 2024
    Americas: Dominican Republic to hold general elections on 19 May Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; policy uncertainty In the Dominican Re...
    13 May 2024